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Garden Fresh Neapolitan Green Beans with Garlic and Red Pepper |

Garden Fresh Neapolitan Green Beans with Garlic and Red Pepper

  • Author: Stephanie Wilson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Side
  • Method: Cook
  • Cuisine: Italian


When you grow green beans in your garden, you’re always looking for fresh ideas on how to prepare them. This Neapolitan Green Beans recipe is an all-time favorite. I love the snap of fresh green beans enhanced with garlic, fresh garden tomatoes, and a bit of heat with red pepper.



1 tablespoons olive oil
3 medium cloves garlic thinly sliced
1 teaspoon coarse salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 medium plum tomatoes cored and cut into 1/4-inch dice
1 1/2 pounds string beans trimmed and washed, but not dried
1 large sprig fresh basil


Combine olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper flakes in a medium saucepan. Add tomatoes and green beans. Place over medium-low heat and cook, covered, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Add basil, and cook, covered, for 5 minutes more. Serve hot or at room temperature.


  • Calories: 63 calories
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 757 mg
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Fiber: 2 g

Keywords: green beans,

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